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    Harrow Rethink February 2020 newsletter out now

    23 January 2020

    Rethink Mental Illness is a national charity challenging attitudes to mental illness. Its Harrow division has published its latest newsletter. Download the newsletter here. (Opens PDF)

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    Employment Services attend LinkedIn workshop hosted by Microsoft

    23 January 2020

    CNWL Employment Services help people who access mental health and addiction services in getting and keeping a job, and see it as an important part of their recovery. The service and some of its clients attended a LinkedIn workshop hosted by Microsoft on 21 January 2020. The practical workshop focused on using LinkedIn to increase […]

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    Fatima Elguenuni, CNWL Consultant gives powerful TEDx NHS Talk on Grenfell

    23 January 2020

    Fatima Elguenuni, cultural consultant for CNWL delivered a powerful and inspirational talk on the Grenfell tragedy, at the last TEDx NHS event. TEDx published her talk yesterday. Fatima’s family are Grenfell survivors, and in her talk, she describes how she’s used her experience as a therapist and mental health practitioner to support her community to […]

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    HIV diagnoses continue to fall in response to increased testing and effective treatment

    23 January 2020

    New data published by Public Health England (PHE) has shown a decline in new HIV diagnoses. The British HIV Association (BHIVA) says this is because: Treatment has become more effective There has been an increase in HIV testing There has been an increase in using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Dr Laura Waters who chairs the BHIVA […]

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    Choice and medication website – helping patients and carers make informed decisions about treatment.

    22 January 2020

    Do you know CNWL patients and carers have access to the Choice and Medication website with detailed information about mental health conditions and the treatments available? You can look up information about your medication(s) at this link and make a choice about which medication might be most suitable for you. Staff will talk to you […]

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    CNWL signs up to Carers Trust’s Triangle of Care scheme

    22 January 2020

    CNWL has signed up to the Triangle of Care Scheme, run jointly by the Carers’ Trust and the Royal College of Nursing. The scheme sets out how carers, patients and staff should work together to promote safety and recovery and to sustain wellbeing by including and supporting carers. All services (starting with inpatient mental health […]

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    Community mental health survey starts 17 February

    22 January 2020

    CNWL will be carrying out a survey from February to find out what patients think about the care they receive in adult community mental health teams. The independent survey starts on 17 February and runs until the end of June. A large sample of patients and families who use CNWL’s service will receive a questionnaire […]

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    Brunel Partners Innovation Event Friday 6 March

    21 January 2020

    If you have an interest in how innovation is designed, tested and adopted in health and care organisations, come and join us at the Brunel Partners Innovation Event on Friday 6 March.  Confirmed speakers include: Dr Bob Klaber, Director of Strategy, Research and Innovation at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Amazon will speak about using […]

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    Grenfell community members working with NHS to improve services

    21 January 2020

    [Sabre, Service User Consultant, pictured left] Members of the Grenfell community have been working with the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service (GHWS) to help shape and develop services offered to the community. Their work includes everything from being on job interview panels for new NHS staff, supporting various projects such as groups, which help older […]

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    Sandra attends Florence Nightingale Foundation event at House of Lords

    20 January 2020

    On Thursday 16 January 2020, Sandra Ifidon Osagiede, a mental health nurse at CNWL, was one of the selected guests at the launch of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday celebrations at the House of Lords. Sandra divides her nursing role between the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service and […]

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